The National Working Committee (NWC) of the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed the date for South-west Zonal Congress earlier slated for April 10 to April 12 2021
The party has also shifted the venue from Ibadan, Oyo State capital to Osogbo, Osun State.
According to a state statement by Kola Ologbondiyan, the party’s publicity secretary, the decision was reached on Thursday.
“@OfficialPDPNig NWC after extensively discussing the issues of concern in the South West resolves as follow:
“Moves the venue of the South West Congress to Oshogbo, Osun State
“The South West Congress is scheduled for Monday, April 12, 2021
“Party assures of working with all stakeholders to achieve a seamless and unifying congress.”
Till the time of reporting there has been no reaction from the two major political camps of the PDP in the Southwest, the Governor Seyi Makinde’s faction and Governor Fayose’s faction, over the postponement of the date as the decision was reported to be taken as a resolution to the leadership tussle over their choices of the Chairman of the party in the Southwest